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Paul Hembery, Pirelli’s former motorsport boss, has lashed out at Formula 1’s plans to start the 2020 season in July.
According to reports, the 2020 Formula 1 season is set to begin on July 5 with the Austrian GP as part of back-to-back races at the Red Bull Ring.
The Canadian Grand Prix is the latest race of 2020 to be postponed, meaning the first nine scheduled races are now off.
What was supposed to be a record-breaking F1 calendar has been left in tatters by the coronavirus pandemic. Here is the current status of all 22 races on the schedule.
There is a growing chance that the British Grand Prix could be postponed, but former F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone doesn’t think that will damage Silverstone.
Race promoters want financial help from Formula 1’s bosses if they are to make their plans for an 18-race calendar in 2020 possible.
Lewis Hamilton took to social media to express his hope that the coronavirus pandemic will “help us all change for the better”.
Dr Helmut Marko has now backtracked on his comments regarding his plans to create a ‘Coronavirus camp’ for the Red Bull drivers.
Red Bull principal Christian Horner says the controversial comments made by Helmut Marko regarding a ‘coronavirus camp’ were made before the severity of the virus became apparent.
When Dr Helmut Marko suggested Max Verstappen should get coronavirus, we didn’t think there were any crazy ideas left for him to think of…how wrong we were.
Ex-F1 driver David Coulthard doesn’t believe it will be long before the 2020 season gets underway at empty circuits.
Daniel Ricciardo believes Formula 1 was “playing with fire” before cancelling the season-opening Australian Grand Prix.
Ferrari principal Mattia Binotto says teams and the FIA are discussing the possibility of a race calendar that would run in to 2021.
Red Bull advisor Dr Helmut Marko is convinced that he caught the coronavirus in “mid-February” and became “resistant” to it.
With the 18-inch tyres now delayed until 2022, Pirelli have pushed back their scheduled tests to next year.
McLaren’s Carlos Sainz believes it is “impossible to know” when the 2020 season can officially get underway.
Red Bull team principal Christian Horner has assured fans that once the 2020 Formula 1 season gets underway, it will be “one to remember”.
Silverstone bosses have promised fans that they will receive a full refund if the British GP doesn’t go ahead on July 19.
Despite the threat of the coronavirus pandemic, Paul Ricard, home of the French GP, is planning track alterations.
AlphaTauri principal Franz Tost says the situation in Italy is “scary” with the country currently on total lockdown.
Dutch Grand Prix promoter Jan Lammers says maybe it would be better to hold off on hosting a Dutch Grand Prix until “next year”.
Four Formula 1 teams will come together to design technology in the fight against the coronavirus, according to a report.
The Dutch Grand Prix and Spanish Grand Prix have been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic; Monaco has been cancelled.
Claire Williams admits she is concerned for her team’s financial stability with Formula 1 at a standstill due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Formula 1 managing director Ross Brawn isn’t ruling out going racing with fewer than 12 cars forming the grid.
McLaren has confirmed that their seven race team members tested for coronavirus have returned negative results.
Testing negative for the coronavirus, Carlos Sainz has revealed he will remain in self-isolation and is sending a “big hug” to all the McLaren personnel in quarantine in Australia.
Lewis Hamilton has used his social media platforms to assist in raising awareness about the “very serious” threat of the coronavirus pandemic.
Red Bull and AlphaTauri weren’t the only teams wanting to race in Melbourne, they were just the only ones who had engines with neither Ferrari nor Mercedes keen to go ahead.
As Pirelli recorded F1’s second positive coronavirus test, Australian Grand Prix CEO Andrew Westacott insists the F1 paddock was not put in danger by its visit to Melbourne.